Joseph LYCETT, View on the Macquarie River, Van Diemen's Land, near the Ford at Argyle Plains. Enlarge 1 /1

Joseph LYCETT

Staffordshire, England 1775 – Birmingham, England 1828

  • Australia 1814-22

View on the Macquarie River, Van Diemen's Land, near the Ford at Argyle Plains. 1825
Collection Title: Views in Australia or New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land Delineated. London: J. Souter, 1824
Page: no.45.
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand- coloured in watercolour Support: thick wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: edition of 250

Edition Notes: The finished watercolour, produced as a guide to the engraver, is in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia, accession number 78.180, purchased 1978, titled 'View on the Macquarie River near the ford, on the road to Launceston'.
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 17.6 h x 27.5 w cm plate-mark 22.4 h x 32.3 w cm sheet 25.6 h x 36.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Founding Donor's Fund 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.125.47
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book Australia, Art period: Colonial, Tasmania
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Timothy and Anne McCormick Antiquarian Booksellers, Sydney 1984.